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2, Edgar Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.188 / 52°11'16"N

Longitude: -2.2192 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 385110

OS Northings: 254436

OS Grid: SO851544

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.XCQ

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H84K

Plus Code: 9C4V5QQJ+58

Entry Name: 2, Edgar Street

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389775

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488726

ID on this website: 101389775

Location: Diglis, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Worcester St Nicholas and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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620-1/20/219 (South side)
22/05/54 No.2


House, now shop. c1750, with later additions and alterations
including shop front and attic dormers probably c1836-99 and
rebuilding to right gable end c1950-70. Dark red brick in
Flemish bond with plain tile roof; renewed brick left end
stack with oversailing course and pots, off-centre right
truncated brick stack and tall rear right brick stack with
overssailing course and pots.
2 storeys plus attics, 4 first-floor windows, outshut to rear.
First floor has alternating tripartite windows (with 6/6
between 2/2 sashes) and blind openings. Ground floor has
further tripartite window at left with 3/3 between 1/1 sash.
All windows under flat arches of gauged brick. Off-centre
right plate-glass shop window between pilaster strips, with
frieze and shaped imber cornice on corbel brackets; off-centre
left shop entrance, a 4-panel door, the upper panels glazed,
overlight in pilastered surround, frieze and moulded cornice
on corbel brackets. Further entrance at right a
4-flush-beaded-panel door with timber lintel. Shaped modillion
eaves band. 2 attic roof dormers have casement windows with
transom bars and timbering to gables. Decorative bargeboards
to right gable end.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Nos 2-16 (consecutive) Edgar Street (qqv) form a significant
group, together with Nos 28-34 (even) Sidbury; No.12 College
Precincts; Tower House, No.1 Severn Street; and Edgar Tower,
College Green (qqv). Edgar Street (in which all the buildings
are listed) is a fine example of a Georgian street and it
forms part of the setting for the Cathedral (qv).

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